Levante (singer)

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Levante
Levante - 2015, Hilton Liberty Tavern.jpg
Levante performing in May 2015.
Background information
Born (1987-05-23) 23 May 1987 (age 32)
Caltagirone, Catania, Sicily, Italy
GenresPop, indie-pop
Occupation(s)Singer-songwriter
Years active2013–present
LabelsCarosello
Websitelevanteofficial.com

Claudia Lagona (born 23 May 1987), better known by her stage name Levante, is an Italian singer-songwriter.[1] She debuted in 2013, releasing the single "Alfonso", which became popular after being launched by Italian radio station Radio DeeJay. The single was later certified gold by the Federation of the Italian Music Industry.[2][3] Levante's first studio album, Manuale distruzione, was released on 11 March 2014.[4] It was followed by Abbi cura di te (2015) and Nel caos di stanze stupefacenti (2017).[5][6]

In 2017, she was chosen as a judge for the eleventh series of Italian talent show X Factor.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Levante – Biografia" (in Italian). Rockol.it. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  2. ^ Katia Riccardi (28 October 2013). "Levante, il talento oltre il fattore X: Buongiorno, vorrei andare a Sanremo". la Repubblica (in Italian). Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  3. ^ "Italian single certifications – Levante" (in Italian). Federazione Industria Musicale Italiana. Retrieved 12 September 2017. Select "Tutti gli anni" in the "Anno" drop-down menu. Select "Levante" in the "Filtra" field. Select "Singoli online" under "Sezione".
  4. ^ "Levante e il suo Manuale distruzione: l'intervista e il video acustico". TV Sorrisi e Canzoni (in Italian). 10 March 2014.
  5. ^ "Levante torna dagli States con un nuovo singolo". Rolling Stone Italia (in Italian). 27 March 2015.
  6. ^ "Levante: arrivano l'album Nel Caos di Stanze Stupefacenti e il tour" (in Italian). MTV Italy. Retrieved 12 September 2017.
  7. ^ Mario Manca (19 March 2017). "Chi è Levante, nuovo giudice di X Factor 2017?". Vanity Fair (in Italian). Retrieved 12 March 2017.